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Fijian Drua crowned NRC champions

October 27, 2018 4:57 am

The Fiji Airways Drua side has won the National Rugby Championship title beating Queensland Country 36-26 in the final at Churchill Park in Lautoka.

The Senirusi-Seruvakula-coached side continued with their form leading 19-12 at the half time.

Albert Tuisue socred two tries while Peni Naulago, Alivereti Veitokani and Eremasi Radrodro scored a try each in to seal the match.

Veitokani added the last three points from penalty in the 70th minute of the game.

Fiji-bron Filipe Daugunu, Efi Ma’afu, Chris Feauai-Sautia and Jordan Petaia scored a try each for Queensland Country.

The Fijian Drua has become the first team outside of Australia to win the NRC title.